Carrot Layer Cake

4
colleen cleppe

By
@colleen17

I got this recipe out of 'All You' magazine. They called it Classic Carrot Layer Cake. Was fun to make & taste Good too!! :)

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    allspice
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 3/4 c
    canola oil
  • 1/2 c
    buttermilk
  • 3 large
    eggs
  • 3 c
    shredded carrots (i used 10oz shredded bag)
  • ·
    frosting:
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 5 Tbsp
    butter or marg., room temperture
  • 2/3 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 3 c
    confectioners sugar
  • pinch
    salt

How to Make Carrot Layer Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Butter and flour bottoms of 2-8 inch round cake pans.
  2. Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, allspice, and cloves in large bowl.
  3. In another bowl whisk sugar, oil, buttermilk, and eggs.
  4. Pour oil mixture into flour mixture and stir just until evenly moistened. Fold in carrots.
    Note: I used a 10oz. pkg. shredded carrots. You can shredd your own.
  5. Divide mixture into cake pans. Smooth tops.
    Bake 350 degrees for 35-45 minutes until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  6. Let cakes cool 10 minutes on wire racks. Then take cakes out of pans and let cool on wire racks.
  7. FROSTING: mix in bowl with electric mixer on high cream cheese and butter until smooth.
  8. Add brown sugar and vanilla until sugar is dissolved.
  9. Add confectioners sugar and salt beat on low until smooth.
  10. Put one cake on serving plate. Frost with one cup onto center, spread. Add second cake spread remaining frosting on top and sides.

Printable Recipe Card

About Carrot Layer Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #Holidays #Anytime



Show 8 Comments & Reviews

Our Most Popular Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

Our Most Popular Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes


It’s our favorite meal of the year! We’re getting all giddy and excited to load our plates with green bean casserole, corn pudding, mashed potatoes, stuffing (and/or dressing), homemade rolls, cranberry sauce, and turkey. Below you’ll find our most popular Thanksgiving recipes to make your holiday dinner the best ever!

7 Feel-Better Homemade Chicken Soup Recipes

7 Feel-Better Homemade Chicken Soup Recipes


Homemade chicken noodle soup can fix anything. When sick, it speeds up the healing process. Want something satisfying on a cold day? Chicken soup will warm ya right up. Traditional chicken soup is made from chicken broth, chunks of chicken, and vegetables like carrots, celery, and onion. Noodles, spices, and other ingredients can be added […]

20 Holiday Stuffing and Dressing Recipes

20 Holiday Stuffing and Dressing Recipes


We don’t care if you call it stuffing or dressing, Thanksgiving isn’t Thanksgiving without this delicious holiday side dish. While we love mom’s classic recipe, we also can’t wait to try these twists and changes to the stuffing we’ve always known. These dressing recipes will have you coming back for seconds and even thirds!